Most students are on a budget—-especially in their senior year of high school or last year of college. So when it comes time for spring break, students are looking for a place to unwind, relax and have fun without breaking the bank. Spring break is typically observed any time between the first week of March through Easter. Here are some popular locations for spring break for students.
A popular spring break idea for students is to take a cruise. Royal Caribbean is one of the world’s most recognized cruise lines. With departures including cities in southern Florida, South Carolina, New York and California, getting there is easy. Most students opt for five- to seven-night cruises with Caribbean or tropical ports of call. Popular destinations are the Bahamas, Cancun and Aruba. Because most cruises are all inclusive, they are also affordable. Many cruises for one person are for seven nights and start at around $500.
Cocoa beach, located on the Atlantic side of the state of Florida, is both convenient and affordable for students. The beach is centrally located near Cape Canaveral, Florida and the Kennedy Space Center as well being the closest beach to Orlando. Brevard Zoo is also nearby and offers spring breakers a chance to observe wildlife and marine life in their natural habitat. The beach is the perfect spot for sun bathing and parasailing.
New York City
The Big Apple is a great place for students to visit during spring break. There are several things to do that are both fun and educational. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island offer tours of the area and an educational insight into past historical events. The Ground Zero Memorial area allows students to see first hand the mammoth area where the Twin Towers once stood. The Broadway district offers students to see world renowned stage shows and experience what the heart of New York is all about.
Panama City, Florida
Panama City Beach is the spring breaker’s dream come true. It is estimated that each year hundreds of thousands of spring breakers trek to the area to have a wild and fun time. MTV and VH1 are some of the large-scale entertainment hosts that put on beach parties here over spring break. Along with a slew of celebrity hosts and top 40 entertainment—-this is a happening place to be. Most of the bars in the area require that students be at least 18 to enter but have to be 21 to drink. This city is also loaded with hundreds of souvenir shops to check out—-so finding that perfect gift to take home is easy.
California has great spring break opportunities for students. One of the biggest attractions in California is Disneyland. Its park offers excitement for students of all ages. Some of the park’s main attractions are the “Indiana Jones Adventure,” “Matterhorn” bobsleds and “Big Thunder Mountain Railroad.” Spring breakers can stay on-site at one of the Disneyland resort hotels or nearby at a local campground or motel.